Congress fielded Yogendrasinh Bakrola is from the Olpad constituency. Olpad is a General category constituency. Yogendrasinh Bakrola is the richest candidate fielded by the Congress.
His total assets is worth Rs 21.21 crore. In the 2012 Gujarat Assembly elections, Mukesh Patel defeated Congress party's Jayeshkumar Shankarbhai Patel by 37,058 votes. Congress party registered its last victory in 1985. BJP has won the seat since 1990 on the trot.